Powderhorn ski resort is located approximately 45 minutes from Grand Junction in the heart of the Grand Mesa. Powderhorn has 1,600 skiable acres with an average snowfall of 250 inches, and a vertical drop of 1,650 feet. This is a great, small town resort.
Powderhorn has a total of 4 lifts with a summit elevation of 9,850 feet. 20% of the runs are beginner, 50% intermediate and the remaining 30% of the mountain is advanced / expert. Lift operations open at 9:00 am and close at 4:00 pm. The season dates for Powderhorn are December 15, 2011 to April 1, 2012.
Full Day Ticket
Adult (19-64) $56
Youth (13-18) $48
Preteen (7-12) $28
Senior (65-74) $46
6 & Under $10
EZ Rider Lift $20
9am - 12pm $32
12pm - 4pm $42
2pm - 4pm $22
Single Ride $12
Deca Card $170 - allows you t purchase 10 half-price lift tickets
Rentals will cost from $25 for a ski or snowboard package to $32 for a high performance package. They also have X-country skis, helmets, and snowshoes for rent.Where To Eat
There are three different choices for dinning at Powderhorn.
The Skiers Union Café & Bar is located at the Inn at Wildewood next to the main lift. They offer things such as a world-famous Ribeye Sirloin Fillet Burger to Colorado Yak and Bison Burgers.
Trader Cafeis a great place to grab a quick bite. With sandwiches, coffee, snacks, ice cream and beverages, you just can’t go wrong.
Sunset Grille & Bar is a cafeteria style restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages and a full service bar during the season.
Places To Stay
If staying right on the mountain is a little out of your price range there are a few suggested towns that are close. Click on the town to be taken to a search of hotels in the area.
Inn at Wildewood
is the only slope side lodging available at Powderhorn Ski Resort. Rates start at $119 per night and include 2 half-price lift tickets.
offer one, two, and three bedrooms and will costs vary depending on the season and size.
Our favorite choice for finding a place to stay is Home Away. They have rentals all over the world, from single bedroom cabins to condos and houses.
Find a place that you enjoy. Make sure they have the amenities you are looking for. Enjoy your trip and enjoy the snow even more.
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